Poor Willie Baxter is lovestruck from the moment he meets cute, blonde, baby-talking Lola Pratt, who has come for a summer visit. All the boys scramble for Lola's favor while Willie goes to such lengths to impress her that he dons his father's oversize dress suit, attracting her snickers as well as her attentions. As summer wanes, however, Lola and true love depart.
"Seventeen has lost none of that old fond enchantment. Put on as a musical play, it is still a touching and uproarious portrait of the torture of adolescence." - The New York Times